We supply a full range of composite doors that offer quality, security and value for money, with a 5-day turnaround on most styles and designs. Tested at the BSI and fully compliant with Pas23 and Pas24 for security, you can be sure of choosing the right door. All doors have a choice of high security hardware including, anti-bump cylinders and high security locks as standard. Low threshold options are available to comply with current building regulations and our dedicated composite door frame allows for fully welded top lights.
If you are looking for a solution to complement the character and style of your home or if you just want to stand out from the crowd, why not consider colour?
Bison offers a diverse range of colour, woodgrain and metallic foil finishes, which will enhance the look of your property – whatever the style.
Lock snapping the problem
In as little as 13 seconds an intruder can get past a standard euro cylinder door lock using simple DIY tools. Lock snapping break-ins are increasing and is one of the most common methods of forced entry into homes.
Most UPVC doors are secured with a replaceable barrel known as a Euro Profile cylinder as shown. Over the past few years there has been a rise in forced entry break-ins using a method know as lock snapping.
New standards have now been developed to test a euro cylinder’s resistance against snapping attacks.
The common euro cylinder lock on most homes has a major weakness located around the screw fixing position which means when pressure is applied the lock simply snaps.
Once this happens the cam that operates the door bolt falls away – allowing access within seconds!
It doesn’t matter how many hooks and bolts your door has, the euro cylinder is the weakest link.
Burglars are aware of this weakness and lock snapping break-ins are rising as a result.
The Police are urging homeowners to review their locks to upgrade to new TS007 British Kitemark 3 star and Sold Secure Diamond rated locks.
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